Combat des livres


Over the course of a week, five prominent Canadians each defend a book they believe everyone should read. One title is eliminated every day until only one remains. Le Combat des livres ("Battle of the Books") airs on Radio-Canada annually.

indicates a review is available for the English version of that book

See also: Canada Reads


Also shortlisted:

  • Jocelyne Saucier – Il pleuvait des oiseaux
  • Eric Dupont – La fiancée américaine
  • Samuel Archibald – Arvida
  • Heather O'Neill – La ballade de Baby (Lullabies for Little Criminals)



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Added 09 July 2013.
Updated 25 June 2014.